MASTERTON Gilbert

Male Abt 1555 - Bef 1600  (~ 45 years)


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  • Name MASTERTON Gilbert  
    Born Abt 1555 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Tailor Merchant, burgess of Edinburgh and bookseller  [1
    Died Bef 6 Feb 1600 
    • will 6 2 1600 in scottishdocuments.com, possible
    Notes 
    • 1)As prentice to Malcome Macklellane, 31 July 1573.2)MASTERTON, Gilbert bookseller EdinburghEdinburgh 1587Laing's copy of CL Psalms. London: Vautrollier, 1587, had at thefoot of the titlepage in manuscript imitation of roman type 'Tobe sauld at Gilbert Mastertonis in Edinburgh; on 15 April 1587he acquired from Mr George Young, Archdeacon of St Andrews, theprinting privilege which the latter had received in 1585; andMasterton in turn transferred this gift to John Gibson. (Lee 48;Appendix xv; DE.384,481). Will registered 6 February 1600.Aldis 1904; EdinTest .- Scottish Book Trade Index. National Library of Scotland [1]
    Person ID I23  Mastertons from Edinburgh (2)
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2010 

    Father MASTERTON 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family GEDDES Katharine,   d. Bef 30 Jul 1625 
    Married Edinburgh, Scotland? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. MASTERTON James
     2. MASTERTON George,   d. Bef 8 Mar 1643
     3. MASTERTON Janet,   b. Bef 23 Apr 1595
    Family ID F19  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Roll of Edinburgh Burgesses and Guild-Brethren, Scottish Record Society.